Cartoon Portrait- ARI by Samax Amen



 A long-time client got at me to do a Cartoon Portrait of his daughter Ari as a super hero for her birthday, and I jumped at it...

Do the Knowledge- THE PERCEPTIONISTS

Wanna quickly learn about the meltdown and resurgence of monumental Boston crew  The Perceptionists - Mr. Lif (no t), DJ Fakts One and Akrobatik?  Peep this sweet Mello Music mini-documentary.

PREVIEW- LADYCASTLE #4 (coming to stores this week!)

 If you ain't already checking for Delilah Dawson's post-Disney fantasy LADYCASTLE, you probably wanna just wait on the trade.  But that doesn't mean you can't enjoy this preview from LADYCASTLE #4!

#nowPlaying THE COMEBACK STORY EP by DJ Brimlo + Bavu Blakes (trust me, it's a big deal)

Bavu Blakes is one of my favorite emcees of all time.  There I said it.  He's been incognito for a minute, but just dropped a new EP with Mississippi to Austin transplant DJ Brimlo which I just dropped a Lincoln on before listening to it... because I want Bavu to release more new music.  You can stream it for free below though...

Cop that classic STORM fan art print by Samax Amen





The homie Camisha (a serious Storm appreciator) shared my STORM fanart print on Instagram, so people are asking about it.

Tweet of the Week




Peep my new drawing "The Dragon Queen"


If you've been a fan of my art for very long, you're already familiar with Seattle-based jewelry designer Camisha Jackson, a frequent subject of my portraits and sketches.  The first drawing I did of her was as a character called the Dragon Lady (Camisha hearts dragons), back in the Myspace Era.  Since then, the Dragon Lady has ascended to the throne of whatever afrofuturistic fantasy realm she inhabits, as evidenced by the title of this piece...

Just bought my copy of THE GOD BOX by David Banner

Just copped that God Box like...

#newVideo "G.o.D" by Wise Intelligent and Gensu Dean

I've been busy since I shared news with you about Gensu Dean and Wise Intelligent's upcoming collabo album G.o.D (Game of Death), and now the duo has put a foot on the gas, dropping this video for the title track on YouTube this week to help hype the album's impending release...

Here's a Kid Carvers sketch Samax drew for a customer

So I needed some money one day, so instead of asking for money, I offered a one day sale where customers who bought an issue of Kid Carvers & The Backyard Bike Bandits from the GM store got a free sketch of the Carver twins.  The offer got lots of likes, shares and a few comments, but only one customer.  So here's what I drew for him...

Ladies love cool Merkules...

I was talking to my girl on the phone when I clicked on this video of Canadian emcee Merkules in the booth. I never heard of the guy before, and I don't know what I expected to hear, but this wasn't it...

GENSU DEAN and WISE INTELLIGENT are dropping a new album next month?!?

So I found out yesterday via a Facebook ad that super-producer Gensu Dean and conscious rap luminary Wise Intelligent were ganging up to drop a new album Game Of Death next month.  Check out the first single Amen, via the miracle of Bandcamp.

Tweet of the Week- E-A-Z-Y comma. Now that's drama...

Felipe Smith tagged GhettoManga in this drawing of  Master Yoda rocking his Eazy-E style, so I'm thinking he wanted me to show it to you guys.  Here's a brief exchange with Felipe, another fan, and Gabriel Luna, who plays Robbie Reyes/Ghost Rider on Agents of Shield.

In stores NOW- LADYCASTLE #3

 Please tell me you're checking for Delilah Dawson's fantasy joint LADYCASTLE...

Lando Chill releases lead single for upcoming album "The Boy Who Spoke to the Wind"

If you've been paying attention, you know I fux wit indie hip hop label Mello Music Group.  So when they dropped Lando Chill's new single Break Them Shackles in my inbox, I had to at least give it a spin...

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